Aug 072012
 

house flooringIt is important to know how to choose the right flooring for a house. If
you have limited knowledge on how to choose the best floor you may make
the wrong decision when purchasing and installing the floor because you
can overlook many important considerations.

For instance, you can purchase polished flooring that is easy to clean and can help brighten
the house. The floor may leave an impact on whoever sees it but may have
some drawbacks. Standing on certain polished floors for long duration
can cause cold feet and foot fatigue. You may be forced to purchase a
few rugs to sort out the freezing problem but the rugs can hide the
aesthetic beauty of your perfect floor. Besides, you may find that
anything that drops on the polished floor breaks or shatters on impact.

Steps to take:

List your flooring needs

Write a list of top features for your flooring should have:

Functional
Ease in cleaning and maintenance
Soft and comfortable on feet and knees
Warm and sleek
Durable
Size and mood for the room

In addition, you may want
slip-resistant flooring that is free from scratches, dents and prevents
breakages when plates and cups are dropped.

Research on the Selection of Available Floors

The floor types include but are not limited to polished, carpet, ceramic
tiles, rubber, composite, timber, laminate, natural stone, vinyl,
linoleum and marble. The flooring materials have varying uses, prices
and features. Some are affordable and for standard uses while others are
quite expensive and of high value.

While shopping you may opt for
ceramic instead of marble because the product is available in many
styles, colors and is cheaper. Nevertheless, marble is extremely
durable, has a high value and may suit your perfect floor needs for a
lifelong floor. Research can help in identifying a lot more information
and help in making an informed decision.

Set a floor budget

After considering your flooring needs and carrying out a detailed research
you can set a budget and stick to it. The budget should accommodate all
your house floor requirements and after a few adjustments you can settle
for a reasonable budget. Various measures on how to choose the best
flooring can assure you a perfect floor.

How to select the flooring color

Depending on the room you are renovating, you may want to look at the other
colors in the room. The existing colors can help in determining how the
colors will coordinate or match. You should consider the emotions you
want to revoke and what you want to communicate to anyone who enters the
room for the first time.

Colors that give a distinguished
decorative value can bring an elegant look to your floor. Bring colors
bring freshness and vitality. Some classic colors simply harmonize with
the room without too much effort.

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